| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:55 PM
He plays in what's called "the box" — a front designed to corral running backs and harass quarterbacks.
But only a fool would put Chance Carter in a box.
Northwestern's fifth-year senior defensive tackle is a free thinker in a sport that...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Their egos are bruised, their bodies are battered. Nebraska dominated the second half in its 38-17 victory over Northwestern on Saturday, leaving a bevy of injured Wildcats in its wake. Superback Dan Vitale left Ryan Field in a walking boot; receiver Kyle...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 7:42 PM
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| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Maryland's schedule for the first Big Ten women's lacrosse season features some things old and some things new as the Terps leave behind a couple of storied rivalries to face a new conference and new foes, including a first meeting with Florida.
| Oct 18, 2014
| 9:33 PM
Northwestern and Nebraska, it seemed, were incapable of playing a lopsided game. Their previous three meetings resulted in victories decided by three points, one point and a last-second Hail Mary.
The Saturday night gathering at soggy Ryan Field had the...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Halfway through the season, Northwestern is halfway to bowl eligibility. And with a remaining slate of Nebraska, Iowa, Michigan, Notre Dame, Purdue and Illinois, the Wildcats should get to six wins … shouldn't they? Here's a look back at the 24-...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:55 PM
After Nebraska stunned Northwestern last year on a Hail Mary, the prevailing question was this: How could you let that happen?
Given what has transpired this season in the Pac-12, the question is this: How on earth do you prevent that from happening?...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:40 PM
With half of his Northwestern roster newcomers, coach Chris Collins is soliciting the help of his upperclassmen to mentor them — even if it means the newbies might grab some of their playing time.
The Wildcats finished 14-19 last season and 6-12...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Bo Pelini’s alter ego is a Chicagoan who normally bats out tweets while watching Nebraska games at a sports bar or friend’s house. Not Saturday. The brains behind the equally dimwitted and clever @FauxPelini will be at Ryan Field on Saturday...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 7:09 AM
The oddsmakers apparently do not see Maryland stacking up well heading into Saturday's game at Wisconsin.
The Terps are 11.5-point underdogs according to the three lines at ESPN.com.
The Badgers (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten) are ranked first nationally in...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:23 PM
The Chicago Arena in Streeterville is long gone, sold in 1954 to become a "television city" for CBS Chicago, sold again when CBS moved to North State Street in 2008, now a construction site for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago's new hospital....